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Randstad Sourceright is a global talent solutions leader, driving the talent acquisition and human capital management strategies for the world's most successful employers. Our 2,500 talent experts manage more than 320 recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) programs and 650 managed services programs (MSP) on behalf of our clients in more than 70 countries. Our goal is to help people realize their potential and find purpose through work. Great people, great opportunities — that's our promise.

Client Service Director

Location: Brussels, Brussels Capital, Belgium



This position is no longer posted.

Job Number: 568

External Description:

job purpose

To implement and lead a new large scale MSP client proposition. Focusing on providing strategic direction and operational leadership of a key client solution within the EMEA region. Driving additional business opportunities, leading and motivating a team and ensuring the client receives added value and strategic level expertise.



Operational Management

Manages a significant operational area for the organization.

  • Should provide strategic leadership for the account teams within the specific regional area.
  • Provide regular communication to teams to update them on market developments, business priorities and performance of the allocated accounts to create a positive working environment.
  • Ensure all business information is cascaded in a timely way to drive employee engagement and understanding of their value and role within RSR EMEA.
  • Ensure the team participates in continuous improvement activities in order to maintain their levels of expertise, market knowledge and awareness of future trends.
  • Assess/survey quality of work delivered by teams, based on specific client feedback and develop action plans for individuals needing improvement to ensure performance targets are met.
  • Monitor hiring and promotional activity within accounts to insure compliance with company policy and standards.


Budgeting & Costing

Takes responsibility for setting and managing area budgets so that they align with organizational strategy.

  • Should create and drive initiatives to improve commerciality and profitability across all areas of the business.
  • Establish metrics, goals and expected performance levels of all teams and provide feedback and coaching where appropriate.
  • Is responsible for delivering financial performance as defined by annual nominated accounts budgets.
  • Determines account objectives, metrics, goals and expected performance levels consistent with business strategies.


Building Capability

Builds own capabilities and develops the capabilities of direct reports by working within existing development framework; provides specialized training or coaching in area of expertise to others throughout the organization.

  • Should identify and select an effective staff to meet service delivery commitments.
  • Coach and mentor teams in their development and provide mentorship to assist with reaching their goals.


Client & Customer Management (External)

Manages key client and customer relationships, typically by using account teams to ensure their ongoing satisfaction and loyalty toward the organization.

  • Is key contact for all senior clients across nominated accounts.
  • Takes responsibility for the account development strategy.
  • Develops a long-lasting relationship with the client.
  • Establishes and maintains an effective contact chain, extends our services within the client in co-operation with the Operations Managers to promote new business opportunities to the client (e.g. cost savings, process improvement).
  • Reviews (quarterly business review) regularly our services with the client.



  • Business related postgraduate qualification or equivalent relevant business experience


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of recruitment systems such as ATS, VMS’ and CRMs
  • Microsoft Office (Excel/PPT/Word/Gmail)
  • Excellent communications, influencing and negotiations skills
  • Ability to devise and control realistic budgets and keep track of income and expenditure
  • Detailed knowledge of own business area and the associated internal processes.
  • Knowledge of current trends and best practices in MSP and/or RPO to include recruitment and sourcing.
  • Evidence that you can work well under pressure
  • Evidence that you are an excellent team player and that you can also work alone.
  • Expert level of English is a must and Dutch/French are a huge asset



  • Should have wide and deep experience providing expert competence.
  • Experience of working in the recruitment industry managing international complex and sizeable client accounts, in either contract or permanent recruitment.
  • Ability to liaise with all levels of management, in particular Director level, both internally and client-facing.
  • Proven experience of developing relationships working at a strategic and operational level.
  • Previous experience in negotiating and managing commercial budgets.
  • Experience of leading teams that achieve strong direct delivery results.
  • Experience of interpreting strategy and policy in order to set and deliver objectives within medium to long time frames.
  • Solid experience of people management and leadership in a results driven environment.
  • Experience of managing and motivating teams.
  • Demonstrated ability relying on experience and judgment to set and meet goals and deadlines.
  • Ability to develop and deliver business plans and strategies.

Job Number: 568

Community / Marketing Title: Client Service Director

Location_formattedLocationLong: Brussels, Brussels BE